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Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine by Norma Jean and Carole Darden - First edition thus, Third printing via number line - 1978 - from Hatfield Books and Memorabilia and

Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine: Recipes and Reminiscences of a Family

by Norma Jean and Carole Darden

Condition: As New/near fine

Garden City: Anchor Press, 1978. FIRST EDITION THUS, THIRD PRINTING VIA NUMBER LINE. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Doug Jamieson. NORMA JEAN DARDEN, a successful model, playwright, restaurateur and caterer, is co-author with sister CAROLE of their special cookbook, "SPOONBREAD AND STRAWBERRY WINE" named for the first family recipes they collected. Brought to you by HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, this book is full of wonderful recipes, family photos and, most importantly, stories of their family's history. Papa Darden, born a slave, unable to read or write; Granddad Sampson, struggling to ensure his family's survival, to the present with children, grandchildren leading successful lives. Two things make this hardback copy VERY RARE: 1) It's the FIRST EDITION, THIRD PRINTING and 2) it's AS NEW! 5 5/8" X 8 1/2", 288 pages including index with the original dust jacket. The book is AS NEW. Cover is green loose weave cloth boards, with particulars in gold gilt on spine only. Dust Jacket (Pictorial paper with color photo of the Darden sisters next to their picket fence, particulars in white) = NEAR FINE: chipping to top and bottom of spine and wear to top and bottom of flap folds, else very colorful, whole, and attractive.


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